Announcements

Russian troops out of Ukraine! Demonstration in Helsinki 8th of September

Stop the war and human rights violations!

Meeting on September 8 at the Kolme Seppää -statue at 6.00 PM from where we will walk to Russian embassy at Tehtaankatu.

During July and August, more and more proof has emerged about the Russian involvement in the war in Ukraine, and on the 24th of August Russian troops crossed the Ukrainian border and and began the offensive towards Mariupol. More than 2000 people have already died in the war, and the Russian assault worsens things.

Disturbances lecture series 23rd of August: On the Spanish housing movement against debt: care, direct action & the production of subversive subjectivity

In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on Saturday 23rd of August Doors open 4 PM, Lecture 4:30 PM.

A talk that seeks to trace a contemporary story of the becoming-of-recuperators-society of what has been a private property owners society; of the flight from the creditor-debtor-relationship; and of the key issues in the management of the commons.

After lecture a party!

Disturbances lecture series: The 1980 Gwangju Uprising and South-Korean social movements

In Mannerheim-hall, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 A 5th floor
on Sunday 7th of September

Food available 4pm, Lecture 4.30pm
Korean social movements in the 20th century were some of the world’s
strongest and most successful—winning democratic reforms, opening
cultural space, and revitalizing the society. The central event in these
movements was the 1980 Gwangju Uprising — the “Paris Commune of the 20th
Century.” Join us to discuss South Korean movements and their outcomes.

Disturbances lecture series: Discussion on Zapatism and anarchism

In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on Sunday 15th of June Food available 4pm, Lecture 4.30pm. What are the themes that connect and separate Zapatism and anarchism? As the Zapatista communities are under the attack it is good moment to ask, how they manage to offer a model outside of the hierarchical capitalist system. In facebook:

Welcome to newcomers' evening of A-ryhmä!

Wedesday 7th of May 7 PM In Kupoli of Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7. krs.)

 

You are welcome if you are  interested of activities of A-ryhmä or anarchism in general.

 

A-ryhmä is an anti-authoritarian group, which opposes oppression in any form. Down with authority and hierarchies! We organise lectures, movie screenings, demonstrations, underground reading groups and people's kitchen.  You may also come without any commitment, unless you are from secret services – in that case you are obliged to wash dishes.

 

Disturbances lecture series: Mexican anarchist groups CAMA and DILE present themselves

In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on Sunday

May 11th

Food available 4pm, Lecture 4.30pm

 

Mexican anarchist groups DILE and Colectivo Autonomo Magonista (CAMA)

introduce their work in Mexican countryside and cities. DILE is

specialized in anarchist difusion in marginalizad areas of Mexico City,

meanwhile under the CAMA, are organized communities in the countryside.

Both forms a part of Mexican anarchist federation.

 

Visit to memorial of red fighters and victims of concentration camps on Mayday in Helsinki

For those who fought on the red side and perished in repressions after the war. 

Gathering at Pohjoinen Stadionintie 9:00 in the morning

You may easily make it from here to anarchist bloc of the May day march, which gathers at Railway statin square 10:30 AM.

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Disturbances lecture series: Pussy Riot and its prehistory - A short introduction to Russian activist art

In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on Sunday
April 13th

Food available 4pm, Lecture 4.30pm

Russian avant-garde was once highly political art – art of new
life and hope, that was born during and first years after Russian
revolution.

Stalinist reaction have destroyed these hopes as well as any independent
form of thinking – including avant-garde art.

GNMP-2014

For the 24th to 28th of april 2014 the 3rd “good night macho pride” anarcha-feminist gathering is announced to take place in kiev, ukraine.

At the gathering will be theoretical and practical discussions related to anarchist and feminist topics such as relations and way of talking in groups, how to deal with insultings, consciousness of sexist behaviour and preventation against burnout. Beneath that it is a good option to get in touch with other anarcha-feminist groups and activists.

Disturbances lecture series: Capitalist Dynamics & the Gendered, Racialized Politics of Labour Contracts

In Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on Sunday
March 2nd

Food available 4pm, Lecture 4.30pm

A discussion on Contract & Contagion: From Biopolitics to Oikonomia
(2012), with particular emphasis on changing forms of work, labour-time,
value theory and questions about the abolition of work.

Kaunas antifascists call for a protest against the LTJS march

On February 16, Lithuanian Nationalist Youth Union (LTJS – Lietuvių Tautinio Jaunimo Sąjunga) will organise the traditional march in Kaunas: once again, guised under Lithuanian flags, they will propagate xenophobic, racist, homophobic and sexist ideas. The crew of antifa.lt calls for all who see inherent fascism in the famous slogan "Lithuania for Lithuanians" to join the anti-march protest. Antifascists and their friends are to gather by Miesto sodas (opposite the municipality) at 3 PM.

Disturbances lecture series: Online-lecture on uprising in Ukraine: Background and perspectives

In Helsinki,  Kupoli, Uusi ylioppilastalo, Mannerheimintie 5 B 7th floor on Sunday February the 16th

Food served 4pm, Lecture 4.30pm (2:30PM Greenwich Median Time)

You may follow lecture online (both real-time and recording) at .

Schedule of "Father frost against Putin"-festival, to take place in Helsinki 4th of January

Program is preliminary, last minute changes are possible

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:00 – 11:15 Animal rights movement in Russia

11:30 - 12:45 Local environmental struggles in St. Petersburg

12:45 – 13:45 Lunch

13:45 – 15:00 Activism, human rights and queer movement in Armenia

15:15 – 16:30 Struggle for free spaces in St. Petersburg

16:45 – 18:00 Supporting Russian political prisoners

18:00 – 19:00 Dinner

Disturbance-lecture: Towards anarchist food production - Experiences of collective farmers

ruoantuotanto

New Student House, Kupoli: Mannerheimintie 5 B, 7th floor

Food is served 16:00, lecture at 16:30

A mix of people have been conquering bread for the past three years on the outskirts of Helsinki using anarchist principles. They have a vision of community-reliance. How food, energy and housing can be produced in cooperation between people living in the countryside and those in the cities. They want to build a life and production worth defending.

A Call for Solidarity with the Avtonom-journal, several issues of which are now banned in Russia!

On Thursday the 28th of November, the Lenin district court of the city of Tyumen upheld the request of the prosecutor of said district in recognizing five articles of the journal Avtonom as “extremist.”

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